“ Josh Who? ” — Meet the most underrated skier in America: a humble, hard-charging guy from Michigan whose name you probably don’t know, even though he’s one of the best damn skiers on the planet.  Freeskier Magazine, Dec. 2018

Josh Who?” — Meet the most underrated skier in America: a humble, hard-charging guy from Michigan whose name you probably don’t know, even though he’s one of the best damn skiers on the planet.

Freeskier Magazine, Dec. 2018

 “The Outsiders” — The year’s boldest athletes, activists, entrepreneurs, inventors, artists, and lifesavers. These are the visionaries who inspired us most. Also, check out this  local’s guide  to the best ski resorts in the country.  Outside Magazine, Dec. 2018

“The Outsiders” — The year’s boldest athletes, activists, entrepreneurs, inventors, artists, and lifesavers. These are the visionaries who inspired us most. Also, check out this local’s guide to the best ski resorts in the country.

Outside Magazine, Dec. 2018

 “His Best Friend’s Camera” — Elliott Bernhagen was on his way to becoming a pro snowboarder when suddenly, his friend, ski photographer Patrick Orton, died. Bernhagen almost quit it all but then he inherited his late friend’s camera—and that changed everything.  Ski Journal, December 2018

“His Best Friend’s Camera” — Elliott Bernhagen was on his way to becoming a pro snowboarder when suddenly, his friend, ski photographer Patrick Orton, died. Bernhagen almost quit it all but then he inherited his late friend’s camera—and that changed everything.

Ski Journal, December 2018

 “Foreign Aid” — An inside look at the short-term foreign workers who make ski resorts go round—and what will happen if the J-1 visa goes away?  Powder Magazine, Nov. 2018

“Foreign Aid” — An inside look at the short-term foreign workers who make ski resorts go round—and what will happen if the J-1 visa goes away?

Powder Magazine, Nov. 2018

 “School is in Session” — Today’s top teenage freeskiers still need a high school degree. But with complex training schedules and global competitions, the education they’re getting is far from ordinary.  Freeskier Magazine, November 2018

“School is in Session” — Today’s top teenage freeskiers still need a high school degree. But with complex training schedules and global competitions, the education they’re getting is far from ordinary.

Freeskier Magazine, November 2018

 “ The Rescuer In Need of Saving ” — What happens when a highly trained search and rescue volunteer from the Tetons sees one too many accidents in the field? It sends him into an emotional spiral he says he could barely climb out of.  REI Co-op Journal, October 2018

The Rescuer In Need of Saving” — What happens when a highly trained search and rescue volunteer from the Tetons sees one too many accidents in the field? It sends him into an emotional spiral he says he could barely climb out of.

REI Co-op Journal, October 2018

 "Selfie Control" — Female adventure athletes have taken charge of their narratives through social media. That’s something to celebrate—even if you think those sexy bikini pics send the wrong message.  Outside Magazine, October 2018

"Selfie Control" — Female adventure athletes have taken charge of their narratives through social media. That’s something to celebrate—even if you think those sexy bikini pics send the wrong message.

Outside Magazine, October 2018

 “Your Best Winter Yet” — As mega-passes continue to add resorts, now is the time to ditch single-day lift tickets for good.  Outside Buyer’s Guide, Winter 2019

“Your Best Winter Yet” — As mega-passes continue to add resorts, now is the time to ditch single-day lift tickets for good.

Outside Buyer’s Guide, Winter 2019

 “At Home in the Mountains” — Women who live and love Utah’s mountain lifestyle, from pro skiers Angel Collinson and Caroline Gleich to ski patrollers, guides, and avalanche forecasters.  Ski Utah Magazine, Winter 2019

“At Home in the Mountains” — Women who live and love Utah’s mountain lifestyle, from pro skiers Angel Collinson and Caroline Gleich to ski patrollers, guides, and avalanche forecasters.

Ski Utah Magazine, Winter 2019

 "Whitney Has Turned Into an Overcrowded Catastrophe" - Summit fever, a lack of mountaineering skills, and the allure of social media are leading to serious accidents on the lower 48's highest peak. Can anything be done to stop the injuries and deaths?  Outside Online, June 2018

"Whitney Has Turned Into an Overcrowded Catastrophe" - Summit fever, a lack of mountaineering skills, and the allure of social media are leading to serious accidents on the lower 48's highest peak. Can anything be done to stop the injuries and deaths?

Outside Online, June 2018

 "Lead With Your Heart" — Lel Tone built a reputation in the ski guiding community by calmly managing extreme situations. But even the brave have their demons.  Powder Magazine, Sept. 2018

"Lead With Your Heart" — Lel Tone built a reputation in the ski guiding community by calmly managing extreme situations. But even the brave have their demons.

Powder Magazine, Sept. 2018

 "The Life Aquatic" — What compels a couple to spend life at sea with their young family? A desire to do something different.  Outside Magazine, Sept. 2018

"The Life Aquatic" — What compels a couple to spend life at sea with their young family? A desire to do something different.

Outside Magazine, Sept. 2018

 "The Queen of Green" — She helped the federal government become more eco-friendly, now Kate Brandt is turning to her biggest project yet: Converting Google to clean energy.  Outside Magazine, June 2018

"The Queen of Green" — She helped the federal government become more eco-friendly, now Kate Brandt is turning to her biggest project yet: Converting Google to clean energy.

Outside Magazine, June 2018

 "Inside Yosemite" — Yosemite National Park staff geologist Greg Stock shares his favorite spots in the park.  San Francisco Chronicle, April 2018

"Inside Yosemite" — Yosemite National Park staff geologist Greg Stock shares his favorite spots in the park.

San Francisco Chronicle, April 2018

 "The Gatekeeper" — What does it take to get a large ski resort to open its still-locked boundaries to the backcountry? Mountain guide Adrian Ballinger finds out.  Backcountry, March 2018

"The Gatekeeper" — What does it take to get a large ski resort to open its still-locked boundaries to the backcountry? Mountain guide Adrian Ballinger finds out.

Backcountry, March 2018

 "Walk It Off" — From day trips to five-month treks, hiking is more popular than ever. Each year, there's a new crop of trails waiting to be explored. Here are 10 of our favorites.  Outside, July 2018

"Walk It Off" — From day trips to five-month treks, hiking is more popular than ever. Each year, there's a new crop of trails waiting to be explored. Here are 10 of our favorites.

Outside, July 2018

 " Mikeala Shiffrin is Done Apologizing " - Olympic ski racing phenom Mikaela Shiffrin said she wanted to win five gold medals. And she meant it.  Men's Journal, February 2018

"Mikeala Shiffrin is Done Apologizing" - Olympic ski racing phenom Mikaela Shiffrin said she wanted to win five gold medals. And she meant it.

Men's Journal, February 2018

 "Tahoe Two Sport" — Climber turned skier Emily Harrington cooks up a dream multi-sport day in the mountains—and I attempt to keep up.  Mountain Magazine, Winter 2018

"Tahoe Two Sport" — Climber turned skier Emily Harrington cooks up a dream multi-sport day in the mountains—and I attempt to keep up.

Mountain Magazine, Winter 2018

 "Arrested Development" — Squaw Valley is in the midst of a massive overhaul, and the community is sharply divided.  Ski Magazine, November 2017

"Arrested Development" — Squaw Valley is in the midst of a massive overhaul, and the community is sharply divided.

Ski Magazine, November 2017

 "Uncharted Territory" — With new terrain opening up across North America, it's never been easier to get into the backcountry. Here are five destinations where going astray is the whole point.  Red Bulletin, January 2018

"Uncharted Territory" — With new terrain opening up across North America, it's never been easier to get into the backcountry. Here are five destinations where going astray is the whole point.

Red Bulletin, January 2018

 "The New Rules of Skiing" - Make the most of the season with strategies from pros, killer deals on passes, and skier-friendly hotels.  Outside Magazine, Dec. 2017

"The New Rules of Skiing" - Make the most of the season with strategies from pros, killer deals on passes, and skier-friendly hotels.

Outside Magazine, Dec. 2017

 "The Love Story of Joe and Mikki Zuiches" — One year after the death of Squaw Valley ski patroller, Joe Zuiches, his wife, Mikki, tries to make sense of it all.  REI Co-Op Journal, Jan. 2018

"The Love Story of Joe and Mikki Zuiches" — One year after the death of Squaw Valley ski patroller, Joe Zuiches, his wife, Mikki, tries to make sense of it all.

REI Co-Op Journal, Jan. 2018

 "Chutes and Ladders" - Caroline Gleich set out to ski all 40 lines in the Chuting Gallery. Here's what nearly stopped her mission in its tracks.  Freeskier Magazine, Dec. 2017

"Chutes and Ladders" - Caroline Gleich set out to ski all 40 lines in the Chuting Gallery. Here's what nearly stopped her mission in its tracks.

Freeskier Magazine, Dec. 2017

 "How Savvy  Skiers Save Money, Beat Crowds at T ahoe" — How to prepare for almost everything this winter in Tahoe.  Plus, what to do if you don't ski.   San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 2017

"How Savvy Skiers Save Money, Beat Crowds at Tahoe" — How to prepare for almost everything this winter in Tahoe. Plus, what to do if you don't ski.

San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 2017

 "Skier's Lunch" - Skiers around the world eat lunch, that much we know. But what they eat and where they dine varies widely.  Powder Magazine, Nov. 2017

"Skier's Lunch" - Skiers around the world eat lunch, that much we know. But what they eat and where they dine varies widely.

Powder Magazine, Nov. 2017

 "The Shred Report" — Why you need to book that ski trip now. Plus, stories on  how to fit your ski boots and get in shape for winter .  Outside Buyer's Guide 2018

"The Shred Report" — Why you need to book that ski trip now. Plus, stories on how to fit your ski boots and get in shape for winter.

Outside Buyer's Guide 2018

 "Boss Lady" — Pioneering freeskier Grete Eliassen went from halfpipe champ and film star to her biggest role yet: mom.  Ski Magazine, November 2017

"Boss Lady" — Pioneering freeskier Grete Eliassen went from halfpipe champ and film star to her biggest role yet: mom.

Ski Magazine, November 2017

 "Resilience" — Big mountain skier Jackie Paaso spent years in a dark, depressed state. Through skiing, she found the light.  Powder, September 2017

"Resilience" — Big mountain skier Jackie Paaso spent years in a dark, depressed state. Through skiing, she found the light.

Powder, September 2017

 "How to Go Big" — Hailey Langland, teenage snowboard phenom, on mastering something you've never done before.  New York Times, May 2017

"How to Go Big" — Hailey Langland, teenage snowboard phenom, on mastering something you've never done before.

New York Times, May 2017

 "Claire Smallwood" - Talking to the director of She Jumps about making desserts, getting women into skiing, and having your own North Star.  Powder Magazine, October 2017

"Claire Smallwood" - Talking to the director of She Jumps about making desserts, getting women into skiing, and having your own North Star.

Powder Magazine, October 2017

 "Best Trips of 2017" — I write about a bar and bike shop in North Carolina and mountain-top yurts at a cat-skiing destination in Utah.  Outside Magazine, April 2017

"Best Trips of 2017" — I write about a bar and bike shop in North Carolina and mountain-top yurts at a cat-skiing destination in Utah.

Outside Magazine, April 2017

 "Travel: Nevada County" — Swaths of the Sierra opening to adventurers through new trails, huts, and (finally) home sharing.  San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 2017

"Travel: Nevada County" — Swaths of the Sierra opening to adventurers through new trails, huts, and (finally) home sharing.

San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 2017

 "Where to Live Now" - From Birmingham to Seattle to San Luis Obispo, I write about the best towns to make your adventure base camp.  Outside Magazine, July 2017

"Where to Live Now" - From Birmingham to Seattle to San Luis Obispo, I write about the best towns to make your adventure base camp.

Outside Magazine, July 2017

 "The New Heroes" — How 30 millennials are changing the world of adventure. I write about two Alaskan sisters, a Philly-based clothing company, and a long-distance hiker.  Outside Magazine, December 2016

"The New Heroes" — How 30 millennials are changing the world of adventure. I write about two Alaskan sisters, a Philly-based clothing company, and a long-distance hiker.

Outside Magazine, December 2016

 "Sheltered" — Affordable housing in ski towns is gone. Can resort communities stop the crisis from running locals out of town?  Powder Magazine, December 2016

"Sheltered" — Affordable housing in ski towns is gone. Can resort communities stop the crisis from running locals out of town?

Powder Magazine, December 2016

 "The Freshy Factor" — Two software engineers—and self-proclaimed weather geeks—go live to reboot the way you plan your powder days.  Ski Magazine, December 2016

"The Freshy Factor" — Two software engineers—and self-proclaimed weather geeks—go live to reboot the way you plan your powder days.

Ski Magazine, December 2016

 "Meet Your Maker" - What does it take to make a good product? I interviewed designers from GoPro, Hoka, Arc'teryx and DPS Skis to find out.  Outside Buyer's Guide, Winter 2017

"Meet Your Maker" - What does it take to make a good product? I interviewed designers from GoPro, Hoka, Arc'teryx and DPS Skis to find out.

Outside Buyer's Guide, Winter 2017

 "Great Heights" — Maggie Voisin is the future of America's women slopestyle. I interviewed the teenage phenom from Montana about her rise to stardom.  Powder, October 2016

"Great Heights" — Maggie Voisin is the future of America's women slopestyle. I interviewed the teenage phenom from Montana about her rise to stardom.

Powder, October 2016

 "Skiing Down Demons in Stairs Gulch" - Pro skier Caroline Gleich returns to the line that killed her brother 15 years ago in the Utah backcountry.  Vice.com, April 2016

"Skiing Down Demons in Stairs Gulch" - Pro skier Caroline Gleich returns to the line that killed her brother 15 years ago in the Utah backcountry.

Vice.com, April 2016

 "Take the Plunge" - How to snorkel in polar waters, with tips from a woman who's planing the first snorkel expedition of Canada's Northwest Passage.  RedBulletin.com, July 2016

"Take the Plunge" - How to snorkel in polar waters, with tips from a woman who's planing the first snorkel expedition of Canada's Northwest Passage.

RedBulletin.com, July 2016

 "In the Wake" — Six athletes died for adventures they loved. Six widows remain. When a world is shattered. The noise silenced. What lies beyond?  Mountain Outlaw, Summer 2016

"In the Wake" — Six athletes died for adventures they loved. Six widows remain. When a world is shattered. The noise silenced. What lies beyond?

Mountain Outlaw, Summer 2016

 "Beyond the Gold" — Heartbreak and loss may come with any high-stakes sport, but Olympians also experience a sense of accomplishment, camaraderie, and joy.  Live Happy, September 2016

"Beyond the Gold" — Heartbreak and loss may come with any high-stakes sport, but Olympians also experience a sense of accomplishment, camaraderie, and joy.

Live Happy, September 2016

 "Don't Just Sit There" - How to master a new skill — like cooking with grasshoppers — on your next beach vacation.  Men's Journal, February 2016

"Don't Just Sit There" - How to master a new skill — like cooking with grasshoppers — on your next beach vacation.

Men's Journal, February 2016

 "The Last Great Monoskier" - One guy. One ski. All seven continents. Meet monoskier Lee Dube.  Backcountry Magazine, January 2016

"The Last Great Monoskier" - One guy. One ski. All seven continents. Meet monoskier Lee Dube.

Backcountry Magazine, January 2016

 "Refresh" — Is hyperconnectivity enhancing our world or destroying its meaning? A feature story about skiing in the digital age.  Powder, February 2016

"Refresh" — Is hyperconnectivity enhancing our world or destroying its meaning? A feature story about skiing in the digital age.

Powder, February 2016

 "Skiing on the Side" - How South Lake Tahoe is transforming from a has-been gambling hub to a 24-hour mountain town that just wants to have fun.  Ski Magazine, January 2016

"Skiing on the Side" - How South Lake Tahoe is transforming from a has-been gambling hub to a 24-hour mountain town that just wants to have fun.

Ski Magazine, January 2016

 "Riding the Volcano" - It sounds insane: Spend your vacation time by tempting fate and visiting an active volcano. But is it?  Red Bulletin Magazine, January 2016

"Riding the Volcano" - It sounds insane: Spend your vacation time by tempting fate and visiting an active volcano. But is it?

Red Bulletin Magazine, January 2016

 "Lost and Found" - How one family found home off the grid in the Sierra. A profile of the Lost Trail Lodge and the family that runs the place.  Backcountry magazine, December 2015

"Lost and Found" - How one family found home off the grid in the Sierra. A profile of the Lost Trail Lodge and the family that runs the place.

Backcountry magazine, December 2015

 "Best Towns" — What are the best towns in America? I wrote up the East Coast picks from Maine to Maryland in Outside magazine's annual roundup.  Outside, September 2015

"Best Towns" — What are the best towns in America? I wrote up the East Coast picks from Maine to Maryland in Outside magazine's annual roundup.

Outside, September 2015

 "Don't Leave Me Hanging" — The Tahoe-based High Fives Foundation isn't just aiming to help injured athletes; they're trying to stop injuries from happening in the first place.  Out Living It, Summer 2015

"Don't Leave Me Hanging" — The Tahoe-based High Fives Foundation isn't just aiming to help injured athletes; they're trying to stop injuries from happening in the first place.

Out Living It, Summer 2015

 "Oral History of Kona" — An oral history of the Kona Ironman World Championships, as told through some of the event's most legendary athletes.  Red Bulletin, October 2015

"Oral History of Kona" — An oral history of the Kona Ironman World Championships, as told through some of the event's most legendary athletes.

Red Bulletin, October 2015

 "First in Flight" — Pro skier Rory Bushfield lost his wife, freeskiing legend Sarah Burke, three years ago. But he hasn't lost his zest for life. I interviewed Rory about giving back and living large.  ESPN.com, February 2015

"First in Flight" — Pro skier Rory Bushfield lost his wife, freeskiing legend Sarah Burke, three years ago. But he hasn't lost his zest for life. I interviewed Rory about giving back and living large.

ESPN.com, February 2015

 "Dyer Straights" — Lynsey Dyer set out to change the landscape of women in sports. But first she had to learn how to make a ski movie. The result? The new film, "Pretty Faces."  Freeskier, Nov. 2014

"Dyer Straights" — Lynsey Dyer set out to change the landscape of women in sports. But first she had to learn how to make a ski movie. The result? The new film, "Pretty Faces."

Freeskier, Nov. 2014

 "Mack Attack" — How a barber in Portland, Oregon, has fought bipolar disease, homelessness, and troubles with the law to become a father of four and a pioneer of river surfing.  Coast Mountain Culture, Winter 2015

"Mack Attack" — How a barber in Portland, Oregon, has fought bipolar disease, homelessness, and troubles with the law to become a father of four and a pioneer of river surfing.

Coast Mountain Culture, Winter 2015

 "Missionaries of the Mountains" — Nobody spreads the gospel of the backcountry like Noah and Jonah Howell, the brothers behind Powderwhore Productions.  Backcountry, Dec. 2014

"Missionaries of the Mountains" — Nobody spreads the gospel of the backcountry like Noah and Jonah Howell, the brothers behind Powderwhore Productions.

Backcountry, Dec. 2014

 "Blind Spot" — The best ski area in Colorado? It must just be Loveland, the place you've always driven by. I followed Loveland's hardiest locals around on a powder day last winter.  Powder, Nov. 2014

"Blind Spot" — The best ski area in Colorado? It must just be Loveland, the place you've always driven by. I followed Loveland's hardiest locals around on a powder day last winter.

Powder, Nov. 2014

 "Running for Joy" — What is runner's high and does it actually work? A look into why exercise not only makes you healthier, it makes you happier, too.  Live Happy, January 2015

"Running for Joy" — What is runner's high and does it actually work? A look into why exercise not only makes you healthier, it makes you happier, too.

Live Happy, January 2015

 "A Ghost Among Us" — A woman named Anish smashed the speed record on the Pacific Crest Trail last summer. But what was driving her?  Backpacker, August 2014

"A Ghost Among Us" — A woman named Anish smashed the speed record on the Pacific Crest Trail last summer. But what was driving her?

Backpacker, August 2014

 "Waves That Save" -- How surfing can not only make you happier and healthier, it can actually save your life.  Live Happy, August 2014

"Waves That Save" -- How surfing can not only make you happier and healthier, it can actually save your life.

Live Happy, August 2014

 "Sky's the Limit" — A new Google-backed wind energy startup, built by a couple of kiteboarders, is aiming to revolutionize alternative energy.  Outside, August 2014

"Sky's the Limit" — A new Google-backed wind energy startup, built by a couple of kiteboarders, is aiming to revolutionize alternative energy.

Outside, August 2014

 "At the Altar" — One month after being involved in a fatal avalanche, I married my best friend. I wrote about that in an editor's letter in Backcountry Magazine.  Backcountry, February 2014

"At the Altar" — One month after being involved in a fatal avalanche, I married my best friend. I wrote about that in an editor's letter in Backcountry Magazine.

Backcountry, February 2014

 "Tunnel Vision" —What started as a glorious powder day ended in a desperate fight for survival after three skiers were buried by a killer avalanche in the backcountry of Stevens Pass, in Washington's Cascades.   Outside Magazine , Nov. 2012

"Tunnel Vision" —What started as a glorious powder day ended in a desperate fight for survival after three skiers were buried by a killer avalanche in the backcountry of Stevens Pass, in Washington's Cascades.

Outside Magazine, Nov. 2012

 "In a House by the River" — Sixteen years ago, the man who helped raise me was shot to death at a remote kayaking lodge in northern California. I set out on a painful search to find out what happened.   Outside Magazine , Oct. 2011

"In a House by the River" — Sixteen years ago, the man who helped raise me was shot to death at a remote kayaking lodge in northern California. I set out on a painful search to find out what happened.

Outside Magazine, Oct. 2011